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Arts Scene published Wednesday, August 1, 2012


Wednesday, Aug. 1

Karaoke is offered at 9:30 p.m. at 101 Bar and Grill, 98141 W. Benham Lane, Harbor; and at 9 p.m. at Turf Club, 900 Front St., Crescent City.

An Open Mic Jam Session is offered at 7 p.m. at Shooters Billiards Bar, 1091 Highway 101 N. Crescent City.

Gil Kirk performs vocals and piano from 6 to 9 p.m. at Sebastian’s Seafood Grill, 16011 Boat Basin Road, Harbor. He also performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays and 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For information, call 541-412-7977.

Thursday, Aug. 2

Karaoke is offered at Shooters Billiards Bar, 1091 Highway 101 N. Crescent City; and at 9:30 p.m. at 101 Bar and Grill, 98141 W. Benham Lane, Harbor.

Friday, Aug. 3

The Dragon Theater Puppets, promoting the Oregon College Savings Plan, performs at 2 p.m. at the Port Orford Public Library, 1421 Oregon St.

Jerry Moffit performs on keyboard from 6 to 9 p.m. at Nautical Inn, 16850 Highway 101, Smith River.

Gary Lowdon performs on saxophone from 6 to 9 p.m. at O’Holleran’s Restaurant and Lounge, 1210 Chetco Ave., Brookings. He also performs from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Old Time Music Jam will not take place this week.

Karaoke is offered at 9 p.m. at Sea West Restaurant, 6655 Lake Earl Drive, Fort Dick; and 9 p.m. at Ship Ashore Resort, 12370 Highway 101, Smith River.

Saturday, Aug. 4

The Celebration of the Arts will be held in conjunction with the Farmers and Artisans Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Port of Brookings-Harbor boardwalk. Produce, berries, breads, sweets, flowers, plants, garden items, arts and crafts will be available. The event will continue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5. For information, call Violet and Len Burton, market managers, at 541-469-9522.

Hootenanny Singalong meets from noon to 2 p.m. at the Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings. All ages, instruments and voices are welcome. The event is free. For information, call 541-469-6787.

Worship Warz church worship band competition will be at noon at the Azalea Park bandshell. The event will include a barbecue lunch. Admission is $2 with proceeds going to the winning band’s charity of choice.

Gerry Frank, columnist for The Oregonian, will sign copies of his book “Gerry Frank’s Oregon” at 11 a.m. at Gold Beach Books, 29707 Ellensburg Ave. For more information, call 541-247-2495.

Sunday, Aug. 5

Evolution, the Oregon Coast Lab Band’s jazz ensemble, will perform an outdoor concert at 1 p.m. at Port Orford Heads State Park. The public is welcome to bring a picnic lunch, a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

“Jane and Annie at Home” will be presented as part of the “Living History at Hughes House” series. Performances will begin at 11 a.m. with the last show at 3 p.m. and will take place depending on the number of visitors. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Hughes House is in Cape Blanco State Park north of Port Orford.

Friday, Aug. 10

Ellensburg Theater Company presents “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at 7:30 p.m. at the Rogue Playhouse, 94196 Moore St., Gold Beach. Performances will also be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, as well as the following two weekends. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children. For reservations, call 541-247-4ETC (4382).

Charlotte Thistle, also known as A Girl With A Guitar, will perform in concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at Tomasina’s Enoteca, 960 Third St., Crescent City. For more information, call 707-464-2909.

Saturday, Aug. 11

The Blackberry Bushes String Band will perform during a Pistol River Concert Association concert at 8 p.m. at the Pistol River Friendship Hall, 24252 Carpenterville Road. Tickets are $15 at are available at Wright’s Custom Framing and Arts Supplies in Brookings, The Book Dock in Harbor, Gold Beach Books in Gold Beach, or at the door; online at http://www.pistolriver.com; or by calling 541-247-2848. A $5 student discount or refund is available at the door with a student identification.

The sixth annual Coastal Garden and Art Tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at locations throughout the Brookings-Harbor area. Tickets, with a map of the locations, are $10 and may be purchased in Brookings, Gold Beach and Crescent City. A tri-tip barbecue will take place from 11 a.m. until sold out at Kalmiopsis Elementary School, 650 Easy St., Brookings. For more information, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

The 98th Second Saturday Art Walk will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at venues along Oak Street, Art Walk Alley, Chetco Avenue and Chetco Lane in Brookings.

Sunday, Aug. 12

The American Music Festival presents Golden Bough performing Celtic music from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Azalea Park band shell. Admission is free.


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Art Exhibits

A Wild Bird and Backyard General Store, 1109 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Michaeline McDonald, wildlife art, pet portraits, sea glass and jewelry. For information, call 541-412-9453.

Art Walk Alley Antiques, 519 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Tony Farcello, stained glass. For information, call 541-469-4466.

Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Acrylics by Pete Chasar, Lorraine Filippone, Kathleen Kresa, Christina Olsen and Horst Wolf; oils by Elio Camacho and Randall Tillery; Watercolors by Dale Wells; sculpture by Donna Goss, Manuel Lopez and Nancy Tuttle; jewelry by Jewell Johnson; weaving by Jane Opiat; and woodworking by Dan Sawyer and Craig Barnes. For information, call 541-412-8687.

Brookings City Hall, 898 Elk Drive, Brookings: Photography by Dennis Knauert.

Chetco Activity Center, 550 Chetco Lane, Brookings: Various artists. For information, call 541-469-6822.

Chetco Community Public Library, 405 Alder St., Brookings: Gallery – “Fantastic Kites” from the Southern Oregon Kite Festival; Showcase – “Smaller Kites” from the Southern Oregon Kite Festival. For information, call 541-469-7738.

Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City: Pauline Holmes, acrylics. For information, call 707-464-9133.

Democrats of Curry County headquarters, 619 Chetco Ave., Brookings: 70 small, framed reproduction of posters created in the 1930s and ’40s for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Art Project. For information, call 541-412-DEMS (3367).

Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City: “Impressions II,” photography by Larry Depee of Gasquet. For information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336.

Del Norte County Library, 190 Price Mall, Crescent City: Paintings by Nancy Chernak and Muriel Northrip. For information, call 707-464-9793.

Dewey’s Digs, Curry Coastal Pilot conference room, 507 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Darkroom prints by self-taught photographer Chuck Grove. For information, call Bill Schlichting at 541-251-1005 or 541-469-3123.

Dottie’s Corner, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Joyce Costille, handmade fairies with clothing made from vintage material.

Dr. William McDougall’s office, 648 Chetco Ave., Brookings: “Art of the Possible,” discarded objects assemblage by Karen Vogl, and Joseph Tonini, figurative mannerist.

Evermore Gallery, 330 H St., Crescent City: The works of 20 local artists and crafters. For information, call 707-465-6000.

Feather Your Nest, 703 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Hand-designed jewelry by Tammy Tanner of Jewel Notions and hand-crafted driftwood mobiles by Connie Lundquist of C Wind Mobiles. For information, call 541-469-4300.

Hawthorne Gallery, 518 Jefferson St., Port Orford: Danny White, glass sculptures. For information, call 541-366-2266.

Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings: Pete Chasar, acrylics. The gallery theme is “Stars, Moons and Rainbows.” Panel displays include the works of Donald Christiano,  Dawn Phillips, Jim McCarten, Barbara and Charles Jervis, Diana Chasar and Ralph Wolfe. For information, call 541-469-1807.

Salon Dolce, 509 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Nature-inspired acrylics by Destiny Schwartz. For information, call 541-661-3825. 

Signatures Gallery and JTo Prints, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings: The “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” artwork of Drew Struzan. Also on display are the works of Sandy Bonney, Kevin Roeckl, Albert Handell, Karon Walstad, Thomas Sheets, Duncan Regehr and Jan Kunz. For information, call 541-469-1085.

The Gallery of Arts and Culture, 175 H St., Crescent City: Student Art Show displayed through May 25. The show will feature art in various media from students in preschool through high school. For information, call 707-464-4745.

Wright’s Custom Frame Shop, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings: Tom Moody, mixed media. Also on display are the works of Jay Mosby, Pat Brewer, Warren Dowler, Vi Burton, Steve Tadin, Mike Tompkins, Gary Vickerman, Gwen Childs, Len Burton, Dale Wells, Sara Broderick, Sharon Guinn, Gordon Marsters, Wayne Bricco and Jane Opiat. For information, call 541-469-7900.


Singing telegrams by Georgia Blank are being offered to lift spirits at no charge. The telegrams include old hymns. To schedule a singing telegram, call 541-469-5625.


Live theatrical, entertainment and musical events, and art exhibits happening in Curry and Del Norte counties may be sent to Bill Schlichting, features editor at the Curry Coastal Pilot, at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it For information, call 541-469-3123.



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